Best 15 Minutes-Sports–Tuesday 12/15

Posted by on December 15th, 2015  •  0 Comments  • 

—————-(Baseball)——————–

Pete Rose…Denied reinstatement to baseball by Commissioner Rob Manfred…..After in-depth interview in early fall, plus revelations Rose bet on baseball while playing, in addition to managing…..still viewed as a threat to the game……Manfred in 4-page summary statement said Rose has continued to gamble in Atlantic City and Las Vegas on baseball……Has refuted all attempts to get him into counseling……Showed no remorse in his hearings……Not understand depths of the violation…..However Manfred indicated Rose’s name could be considered for Cooperstown saying that is a Hall of Fame decision…..Cooperstown’s bylaws say any player on the ineligible list, from Shoeless Joe Jackson to Rose-would not be considered in the Hall.

(Free Agency)

Giants…Sign FA-Royals P-Johnny Cueto (6Y-130M) deal….has had a (2.11-ERA) over the last 5-years.
Braves…Sign FA-Jhoylus Chacin-P-ex Colorado Rockies-Texas.
Royals..Sign FA-P-Dillon Gee-ex Mets
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Sean O’Sullivan-Phillies.
Arizona..Sign FA-2B-Joaquin Arias-Giants
Phillies..Sign FA-C-JC Arencibi-ex-Rays-Jays
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Jean Machi-ex-Giants
Indians..Sign FA-P-Felipe Paulino-ex-Cubs
Angels..Sign FA-P-Ramon Ramirez-ex Giant
Giants..Sign FA-SS-Ramiro Pena-ex-Padres
A’s..Sign FA-P-Eric Surkamp-ex Giant-White Sox
Reds..Sign FA-P-JC Ramirez-ex-Diamondback

(Teams)

Angels….Open talks with FA-OF-Alex Gordon rather than make move on FA-Justin Upton-Yoenis Cespedes
Dodgers-Reds….Open trade talks for 3B-Todd Frazier
Arizona…Backs away from signing FA-P-Mike Leake.

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——————(Football)———————-

Chargers….Coach Mike McCoy gives public vote of confidence to under-fire offensive coordinator Frank Reich….:”I am in every game plan meeting-I am on headsets with him every play-I believe he is doing a good job.”…….Chargers….No Offensive TDs last 22-possessions…….No Offensive Touchdowns at Home last 3-games covering 11-quarters of football……QB-Philip Rivers has taken 35-sacks and 89-hits this year…..McCoy denies that S-Jahleel Addae has been targeting players heads on tackles despite game video showing him leading with his helmet and shoulder pads into Alex Smith’s head on Sunday…..and similar tackle that injured Chiefs punt returner DeAnthoy Thomas a couple of weeks ago…..Addae has 4-personal foul penalties and was fined 23,000-earlier this season.

(Scoreboard)

NYGiants-W-Miami (31-27)….Eli Manning (27-31)…337Y-4TD….Giants move into a 3-way tie for lst place in the NFC-East at (6-7) with Eagles-Redskins.

(Injuries)

Bengals..QB-Andy Dalton does not need surgery for broken thumb-but could miss rest of regular season.
Colts…QB-Matt Hassleback could be out with sprained shoulder….QB-Andrew Luck might not play final 3-games-setback lacerated kidney.
Seahawks…RB-Marshawn Lynch not ready to return to play after sports hernia surgery.
Broncos…QB-Peyton Manning meets Tuesday with Gary Kubiak discuss if he’s ready to play with forn arch.
Carolina…IR-LB-Ben Benwikere-broken leg
Bears…IR-S-Antrelle Rolle-knee
Lions…IR-TE-Brandon Pettigrew-torn Achilles.
Jets..IR-WR-Devin Smith-torn ACL
Bucs..WR-Vincent Jackson out 2W-sprained knee.
Redskins…WR-Derek Carrier-2 torn knee ligmaents.

(Teams)

Falcons..Owner Arthur Blank gives Coach Dan Quinn-Vote of Confidence despite 7-losses-8 weeks.
Carolina..Coach Ron Rivera says no decision made on sitting QB-Cam Newton final couple of games if team has chance to go (16-0)
Colts…Front office refuses to discuss status Coach Chuck Pagano….team outscored (96-26) last two games
Steelers…Fines may be coming for actions of DT-Vince Williams that triggered pregame incident on Sunday…threatening tweets.

(Roster)

Ravens…Sign FA-QB-Ryan Mallett-ex Patriot-Texans.
Miami….Sign FA-DE-Demontae Moore-ex-Giants 3rd round pick.

(NFL)

NFL office meets with NIH officials-Bethesda-and officials of Quanterix-doing research on blood test that shows if player has hi protein count in blood stream moments after concussion…..NFL donates 800,000 for continued research…Department of Defense uses this testing on soldier suffering concussion syndrome problems from artillery explosions.

(College)

WVirginia…Vote of Confidence for Coach Dana Holgerson coming off (7-5) record….Moutaineers (35-28) in his career.
Louisiana Monroe…Hires-Matt Viator-McNeese State…was (78-33) at 1AA school.
Ole Miss…DT-Robert Nkemdiche-charged possesion of 7-marijuana cigarettes when he fell off roof of Atlanta hotel.

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—————————–(Basketball)—————————–

Lakers-Milwuakee….Tuesday night matchup….LA (3-21)
Lakers…1st round pick Julius Randle upset about having to play coming off the bench.

Clippers-W-Detroit (115-73)…..Blake Griffin (34P)……JJ Redick-Chris Paul combine (37) more…LA (15-10)
Spurs-W-Utah….San Antonio posts 37-point win at home…..now (21-5)

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—————————–(Hockey)—————————-

LA Kings-L-Ottawa (5-3)…..Senators explode for 4-goals in 2nd period for win.

Penguins-Blackhawks….Trade…Pittsburgh deals D-Rob Scuderi to Chicago for D-Trevor Dailey.

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